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Soul-Stirring Music

Our September feature article by Kathleen Barnes, “Music as Medicine: Music Soothes, Energizes and Heals Us,” reminds me of the times I’ve been blessed to witness the healing power of music for those navigating the realm of dementia.
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Naturally, the Tree of Yoga is for Every Body

Calling upon the ancient wisdom of The Yoga Sutra may be useful when choosing a yoga practice.

Reiki: A Gateway to Healing Mind, Body and Soul

The practice of reiki in hospitals, either by volunteer reiki practitioners or by reiki-trained doctors, nurses, physician and nurse assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, or speech language pathologists, has vastly grown around the world.

Physicality, Embodiment and Yoga

Yoga can reconnect the body to its wisdom when the whole body is being listened to, regardless of which body part is being stretched or strengthened.

Bringing Hope To Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis

While conventional oncologists consider certain cancers, including brain, to be terminal, hope lies in venturing outside the box of conventional thinking. This includes researching and evaluating U.S.-based and foreign-based clinical trials using experimental approaches to treat primary cancers and recurrent cancers with immunotherapy or gene-targeted therapy.
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Happy Furry Home

Tips for Keeping a Pet-Friendly Home Clean
If you love to live with pets but not their dirty feet and fluff balls, here are effective strategies to keep our space—and theirs—sparkling clean.

Raising a Music Lover

Kids Thrive to Rhythms of Head and Heart
Adding an M for music to the three R’s boosts students’ self-confidence and bolsters not only their appreciation of music but also vocabulary and math skills.

The Secret of Sublime Living

Savoring Perfect Present Moments
When we pay attention to life’s small, sweet pleasures, we enter into sublime experiences of pure perfection.

The Modern Shaman

Ancient Practices Heal Body and Soul
Shamanism has emerged from Earth’s jungle and forest peoples to offer contemporary society an integrative worldview with rich healing potential.
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Vegan Diet Benefits Kids’ Heart Health

Promoting Plant-Based Foods for Children

Black Raspberries Bolster Heart Health

Decrease Artery Stiffness and Repair Blood Vessels

Breast Milk Supports Preemies’ Developing Brains

Increases Premature Babies' Brain Sizes

MS Patients Improve with High-Tone Electrotherapy

Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Vitamin C-Rich Produce Guards Against Cataracts

Certain Foods Provide Vision Protection

Astaxanthin Aids Muscle Recovery

Supplement Found to Help Athletes

More than 20 local experts to support you in leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

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Women’s Success Summit in Freeport, Maine

Breakthrough coach Tam Veilleux will be joined by three other coaches to present a full day of strategies and breakthrough techniques on September 23.

Talk on How Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners Affect Health

Brian Clement will present the latest research portraying sugar’s damaging effect on health and the role it plays in obesity, diabetes, cancer and other health issues.

Study to be a Nutritional Therapist

The Nutritional Therapy Association is offering two separate, nine-month, blended online and in-person nutritional therapist certification programs.

Spiritual Teacher and Healer Mirabai Devi Making Boston-Area Visit

Mirabai Devi, an international spiritual teacher, facilitator for healing and author, will visit New England from October 1 through November 13.

Run or Walk To Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

The 18th annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer will take place at 7:30 a.m., September 11, at Carson Beach, in South Boston.

Rolf Institute Expands Training Program

The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration is now offering the opportunity to train as a certified Rolfer in other parts of the country beyond its main campus in Boulder, Colorado.

Research Supports Herbal Menopause Relief

Femmenessence is now available locally at Good Health Natural Foods located at 1630 Hancock Street, in Quincy.

New Reiki Practice and Free Weight Loss Support Group in Saugus

Briana Piazza, an integrative nutrition counselor, will also be leading a free, weekly weight-loss support group at the center.

Lyme Disease and Aromatherapy Certification Programs at Herbal Studies School

The Boston School of Herbal Studies will offer two certification courses this fall in aromatherapy and the treatment of Lyme disease.

Neurofeedback Effective for ADHD and Other Learning Disorders

More people are looking into alternatives such as neurofeedback, which is a non-invasive, drug-free, cutting edge technology.

Fall Health and Wellness Show

Walter Perlman will hold his biannual Health and Wellness Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., September 25, at the Holiday Inn, in Peabody.

Boston Local Food Festival Returns to the Greenway

The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts will host the 7th annual Boston Local Food Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 18.

4 Corners Yoga and Wellness Coming to Dorchester

The 4 Corners Yoga and Wellness studio will open this fall at 324 Washington Street in Dorchester.
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Lying Labels

New Term Disguises High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Healing Recipe

Cooking May Be the Future of Medicine

Kinesthetic Kids

New Desks Aid Learning via Movement

Hello Escargot

Pest Control Without Chemicals

Nuclear Advancement

Aerospace Giant Closes in on Superior Fusion Power

Fracking Water

Action Needed to Protect U.S. Drinking Water Supplies

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